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English for HR professionals


HR professionals, English verbal and writing skills level B2/C1

Duration: 10 weeks
Study load: Contact hours: 10 x 2 hours, 10 hours of self-study.
Online support: All participants will receive online support through a special learning environment.
Target group: Professionals from business organisations, University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences.

This course is geared towards HR professionals who need to use advanced English when interacting with international employees. The focus is on highly practical issues such as:

  • Conducting HR cycle based conversations: such as terms of employment interviews, career consultations
  • Expanding HR related vocabulary
  • Negotiating and debating
  • Presenting a project or plan
  • Language related intercultural competencies
  • Formal and informal (email) writing

This course will be taught in person in the city centre of Groningen.

Office Hour

If you want to register and you have not previously taken an English course at the Language Centre, we advise you to visit the  office hour  to discuss with a teacher which course would suit you best, but this is not mandatory. Please note that you can already register for the course you are interested in.

You can also determine your starting level of a language training online and in your own time with the  placement test. This test gives a global indication of your level for your own reference, for a more personal advice visit our office hour.


View the schedule and registration in our course catalogue.

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Student Discount Full
na € 515 € 575

Group Size

Minimum 8 and maximum 10 participants


After successful completion of the course, a certificate of participation will be awarded. A minimum of 75% attendance is required. If required, an official certificate stating the participant’s CEFR level for oral language production can be provided at an additional fee.

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